Anthony L. Wilson serves as Chairman, President and CEO of Mississippi Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company headquartered in Gulfport, Miss.
A native of D'Iberville, Miss., Wilson started his career at Mississippi Power in 1984 as an engineering cooperative education student and worked his way through a variety of leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibilities before moving to Georgia Power in 2002.
While in Georgia, Wilson held a variety of officer roles, including distribution vice president, transmission vice president, and customer service and operation executive vice president.
He has volunteered his time in numerous civic, community and charitable roles, including significant work with the American Cancer Society.
Wilson is a member of the board of directors for the Mississippi Economic Council, Mississippi Energy Institute and Mississippi State University Foundation. He also serves as Chair of the MEC's M.B. Swayze Foundation and Vice Chair of the Gulf Coast Business Council.
He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University and an MBA from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is also a graduate of the Oxford University Advanced Management Program.
Wilson is married to Tonya Stanovich-Wilson of Biloxi, and they have three daughters -- Natalie, Katie and Meghan.